Family Medicine for America's Health

Updates

May 2018 Update

Advancing Health Equity Workshop Exceeds Expectations.  FMAHealth’s Health Equity Tactic Team led an exciting Pre-Conference Workshop: Family Medicine: Advancing Health Equity at the AAFP’s combined Annual Chapter Leader Forum (ACLF) and National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) last month. The workshop engaged the audience in thoughtful and energetic group discussions designed to equip family medicine’s […]

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April 2018 Update

Increasing Investment in Primary Care. Increasing Investment in Primary Care is the major focus of FMAHealth’s collaboration with the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) in 2018. The partnership will continue throughout the year, leading up to the PCPCC’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on November 8th, with an action planning multi-stakeholder workshop to follow […]

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March 2018 Update

Health Equity Workshops to be held at AAFP’s ACLF & NCCL Conferences. Attendees of next month’s 2018 AAFP National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) and Annual Chapter Leader Forum (ACLF) in Kansas City, MO are encouraged to participate in two sessions led by members of the FMAHealth Health Equity Tactic Team. On April 25th the […]

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February 2018 Update

New Public Member Named to ADFM Board.  This just in from ADFM: The Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM), in collaboration with Family Medicine for America’s Health (FMAHealth), is conducting an exciting two-year pilot by adding a public member to the ADFM Board of Directors. Given that patient engagement and the patient’s experience of […]

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January 2018 Update

Improved User’s Guide for Comprehensive Payment Calculator Now Ready to Use. Thank you to everyone who reviewed the Calculator and User’s Guide and shared your feedback!  The Comprehensive Payment Calculator and its User’s Guide have been updated based on your comments. To find both, go here. The Calculator can be used by practices and payers […]

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December 2017 Update

Update from the Strategy Implementation Team FMAHealth Speakers Featured at STFM Conference on Practice Improvement. FMAHealth went on the road to the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference on Practice Improvement sharing many of the tools, resources, and strategies that have been developed by the various tactic teams. Members of the Health Equity Tactic […]

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November 2017 Update

Health is Primary has launched a sponsored promotion in the Washington Post focused on the value of primary care and featuring case studies from around the country.  This website will run for 6 weeks – timed with open enrollment – and then will be archived on the Washington Post website.  Please feel free to share […]

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October 2017 Update

Dr. Glen Stream in KevinMD. In recognition of National Primary Care Week, Dr. Glen Stream authored this piece about the value of primary care, which appeared in KevinMD. Dr. Stream’s upcoming piece for Medical Economics will focus on how states are leading the way on primary care, with new laws and initiatives focused on bolstering […]

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Primary Care Makes a Difference for Patients and the Nation October 2017

This week is National Primary Care Week, an opportunity to engage medical students and healthcare stakeholders in a national discussion around the tremendous role that primary care plays in our health care system. With so much debate about the high price of health care in the United States, too often one of the most effective […]

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